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Jared Harris
Born Jared Francis Harris
24 August 1961 (1961-08-24) (age 48)
London, England
Other name(s) Phillip
Years active 1989—
Spouse(s) Emilia Fox (2005–2009)

Jared Francis Harris (born 24 August 1961) is an English actor best known for his portrayal of Lane Pryce on the AMC series Mad Men.


Early life

Harris was born in London, one of three sons of the late Irish actor Richard Harris and his first wife, Welsh actress Elizabeth Rees-Williams. His brothers are actor Jamie Harris and director Damian Harris. He earned a BFA from Duke University.

Personal life

On 16 July 2005 Harris married Emilia Fox,[1] daughter of actors Edward Fox and Joanna David. He filed for divorce from Fox in January 2009.[2]


Harris began his film career as director of an unfinished feature length film for Duke University's Freewater Films named Darkmoor in 1983. His first film appearance as an actor was in The Rachel Papers in 1989. He played the role of the aged Will Robinson in the movie adaptation of the television series Lost in Space. Harris played Dr. Charles Ashford in Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Benmont Tench in Jim Jarmusch's Dead Man, and Kenneth Branagh's character's doppelgänger in How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog.

Other notable roles include King Henry VIII in the first film adaptation of the novel The Other Boleyn Girl. He also portrayed Andy Warhol in I Shot Andy Warhol, and John Lennon in the television movie Two of Us. In 1998 he played Vladimir in the black comedy drama film Happiness written and directed by Todd Solondz. He played the gruff Captain Anderson in the BBC2 adaptation of To the Ends of the Earth; Mac McGrath in the movie Mr. Deeds; Eamon Quinn on the FX series The Riches; and David Robert Jones on Fringe. His most recent film role is Captain Mike in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. He currently plays Lane Pryce, in Season 3 of Mad Men.


Year Film Role Other notes
2009 The Cellar
Crowley Webber
Tales of the Black Freighter Ridley
2008 Fringe David Robert Jones 2008-2009: Ability, Bound, Safe, In Which We Meet Mr. Jones
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Captain Mike
The Riches Eamon Quinn 5 episodes: The Lying King, Dead Calm, Trust Never Sleeps, Slums of Bayou Hills, Field of Dreams
From Within Bernard
2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Robert Morten Svengali
The Shadow in the North Axel Bellmann
2006 Lady in the Water Goatee Smoker
Coup! Simon Mann
Cashback Alex Proud
Cracked Eggs Joe
2005 The Notorious Bettie Page John Willie
To the Ends of the Earth Captain Anderson
2004 Ocean's Twelve Basher's Engineer
Resident Evil: Apocalypse Dr. Ashford
2003 Without a Trace Father Walker 2 episodes: A Tree Falls, Revelations
Sylvia Al Alvarez
I Love Your Work Yehud
The Other Boleyn Girl Henry VIII
2002 Four Reasons Filmmaker
Mr. Deeds Mac McGrath
Igby Goes Down Russel
Dummy Michael
2001 Perfume Michael
Untitled Charles Randolph Project
2000 Bullfighter Jones
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog False Peter
Shadow Magic Raymond Wallace
Two of Us John Lennon



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